Articles Tagged with ''refrigeration''

Advancements in Software Help Visualize Alarms

September 5, 2011
As today’s supermarkets continue to evolve, advances in software technology are helping to simplify critical refrigeration management issues.

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Distributed Refrigeration Technologies

September 5, 2011
Centralized refrigeration systems have been in use for years. Distributed systems, on the other hand, are one of the newer commercially adopted refrigeration technologies.

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Ice Breaker: Fan Cycling Controls

September 5, 2011
Many refrigeration systems are installed using an outdoor air-cooled condenser. When these systems are installed in a climate where the outdoor temperature drops below 60°F, some means of preventing the condensing pressure from dropping too low must be incorporated into its design.
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The Professor: Chemical-Free Cooling Tower Treatment

September 5, 2011
When evaporation occurs in a cooling tower, only the water evaporates; it exits the cooling tower as water vapor, but leaves the minerals behind to concentrate in the cooling tower’s water system.
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Texas Service Tech Earns RSES Honor

September 5, 2011
A service technician from Austin, Texas, has been awarded Certificate Member (CM) status from the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES).

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Putting the R in HVACR

August 29, 2011
FROSTlines is an enewsletter specifically for those in the refrigeration sector, the ‘R’ in HVACR.

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Servicing Your Restaurant Customers

August 29, 2011
While changes are a natural part of the refrigeration business, there are some constants that remain the same, namely the importance of timely customer service, parts availability, and technical expertise.

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All That Goes Into Simple

July 4, 2011
The pendulum in terms of ice machines has been swinging back and forth between complex to basic systems. Sometimes the trend was to the complex with detailed diagnostics. The swing to basic brought simple systems designed to run efficiently. But now there is a new level of up front high tech developments to make things simpler down the line.
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Much Ado About Proper Wine Cooling

July 4, 2011
Aside from the fact that an entire separate section of McCormick Place was turned into a tasting room for the International Wine, Spirits, and Beer Event, the main floor at the National Restaurant Association expo had a number of exhibitors showing ways to deal with an apparent growing interest in wine.
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Ice Breaker: Read and Record

July 4, 2011
When a refrigeration system fails, many times the cause can easily be diagnosed. However there are occasions when the cause cannot easily be determined - either the true cause is unclear or the technician is unsure of a problem. How do you work through these jobs? One method used by some techs is to “read and record.”
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